While the vast majority of new aid schemes (almost 95% according to 2019 figures) are covered by a block exemption regulation, the question of the correct application and interpretation of the provisions of these regulations becomes even more acute. Complaints are therefore filed with the (…) Class exemption will allow small businesses to conduct collective bargaining* An ACCC class exemption, which will begin in early 2021, will allow small businesses, franchisees and fuel retailers to negotiate with their fuel suppliers and processors, franchisees or wholesalers, (…) RBB Economics `The effects of vertical restraints and online sales in the cosmetics industry`, A report for Cosmetics Europe To determine whether the benefit of this Regulation, in accordance with Article 29 of Regulation (EC) No The anti-competitive effects which may result from the existence of parallel networks of vertical agreements with similar effects, which significantly restrict access to or competition on a relevant market, are of particular importance. These cumulative effects may occur, for example, in the case of selective distribution or non-competition. 5. This Regulation shall not apply to vertical agreements the subject matter of which falls within the scope of another Block Exemption Regulation, unless otherwise provided for in such a Regulation. If, initially, a market share does not exceed 30% but exceeds that value without exceeding 35%, the exemption provided for in Article 2 shall apply for a period of two consecutive calendar years after the year in which the market share threshold of 30% was first exceeded; 4. The exemption provided for in paragraph 1 shall not apply to vertical agreements between competing undertakings. It shall apply, however, where competing undertakings conclude a non-reciprocal vertical agreement and the supplier`s market share includes all goods or services supplied to vertically integrated distributors for the purpose of sale; On 30 April 2020, the European Commission (the „Commission“) adopted three implementing regulations that temporarily relaxed the scope of the competition rules in three agricultural sectors severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As regards the context, Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of 17 December 2013 (…) (1) In accordance with Article 101(3) of the Treaty and subject to the provisions of this Regulation, it is heded that Article 101(1) of the Treaty does not apply to vertical agreements. . . .